(kə-brē′yə, -brĭl′ə)
Any of various sea basses, especially edible species of the genera Epinephelus and Paralabrax.

[Spanish, diminutive of cabra, she-goat; see cabretta.]


(Animals) any of various serranid food fishes, esp Epinephelus analogus, occurring in warm seas around Florida and the Caribbean
[Spanish, literally: little goat]


(kəˈbrɪl ə)

n., pl. -las.
any of several sea basses, esp. Epinephelus analogus, of tropical E Pacific seas.
[1855–60; < Sp]
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Rough scad (Trachurus lathami) has a higher number of spines on the preopercular margin (Sanchez-Ramirez and Flores-Coto, 1993), and larvae of cabrilla (Sebastes oculatus) have visible parietal spines by 5.
Loyalists boast a sea teaming with yellowtail, sea bass and cabrilla.
1980), Micropogon undulatus (Eurell and Haensly, 1982), Serranus cabrilla (Gonzalez et al.
Cabrilla, a local sea bass, was pan-fried and served with a Vera Cruz preparation - a sauce of fresh tomato and basil, studded with green olives.
This family-run cafe serves up traditional Mexican food, from pozole to cabrilla (sea bass) and chiles en nogada.
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Estructura poblacional y crecimiento de la cabrilla de arena Paralabrax nebulifer (Girard) en la Bahia de Todos Santos y el Estero de Punta Banda.
We're fishing for barred pargo, sierra mackerel, jack crevalle, cabrilla, pompano, roosterfish, and who knows what else in the fish menagerie in the Sea of Cortez.
Besides roasted honey-glazed ham and roasted turkey and Pan Jus gravy, the menu will include such offerings as sauteed Cabrilla with Saffron Sauce, Oyster-Brioche Stuffing, Lobster-Caramelized Root Vegetable Risotto, Molasses Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Red Bliss-Creme Fraiche Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Pearl Onion Casserole.
Shape indices to identify regional differences in otolith morphology of comber, Serranus cabrilla.
Ciclo de vida de la cabrilla sargacera (Paralabrax clthratus GIRARD), migracion y transporte de biomasa de sus juveniles en la Bahia de Todos Santos y el Estero de Punta Banda, B.
Eight species were landed - and most released - including seven yellow fin, 25 Cabrilla, 12 yellowtail and barred Pargo, 53 Black Skipjacks, 14 Needlefish, nine Ladyfish, 42 Sierra Mackerel, four Bonita and a Mexican Barracuda.